Cheyenne Regional Medical Center News

There’s a lot going on at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center, and one way we share news about new technology and services and upcoming events is by sending out news releases. We keep many of these releases on our website for several months, and sometimes for a year or more, in case a reporter or community member would like access to the information after the fact. Please note that most of the news releases below are from previous months and years. If you have any questions about the date of a particular news release, please feel free to call CRMC’s Marketing Dept. at 307-633-7461.

Former Employee Inappropriately Accessed CRMC Patient Health Records

July 6, 2022 Cheyenne, WY—Cheyenne Regional Medical Center officials announced today that a former employee inappropriately accessed several patients’ personal health records between August 31, 2020, and May 26, 2022. “Although certain employees have access to most patient records, there may be instances where an employee would view patient records that do not fall within the scope of that individual’s duties,” CRMC Compliance and Privacy Officer Gladys Ayokosok said. “Such unauthorized access by an employee was reported to the hospital’s Compliance Office on May 26, 2022, and an investigation was immediately launched to determine the extent of the access.” The…

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Cheyenne Regional Medical Center to Open Main Entrances on July 5

June 28, 2022 Valet service will also relocate to CRMC’s main entrances  Cheyenne, WY—Cheyenne Regional Medical Center officials announced today that as of 6 a.m. on July 5, the hospital’s front entrances will reopen and valet service will move from the south parking garage to the main drive-through at the intersection of 23rd St. and House Ave. Public elevator access from the south parking garage to the medical office building (MOB) will also open to the public on July 5. Masks must still be worn within all of the health system’s facilities, including CRMC, the MOB, East campus, Health Plaza,…

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Cheyenne Regional Medical Center’s Laboratory Receives Accreditation

June 8, 2022 Cheyenne, WY—Cheyenne Regional Medical Center’s laboratory recently received accreditation from The Joint Commission, the nation’s oldest and largest standards-setting and accrediting organization in healthcare, and from the College of American Pathologists, the nation’s leading organization of board-certified pathologists.  “Quality laboratory results lead to quality patient care” said Dr. Daniel Long, a pathologist and medical director of CRMC’s lab.  During the reviews, onsite surveyors evaluated the lab’s policies and procedures, quality, training and competency of testing personnel, calibration verifications, expiration dates of supplies and reagents, temperature monitoring and several other indicators to ensure the lab is providing safe,…

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Heart Treatment Helps Renew Cheyenne Man’s Strength and Outlook

June 7, 2022 Wyllie Love Cheyenne residents Ann and Wyllie Love have been together for 43 years. They have had a full and blessed life. They founded a business in Saratoga, where they lived for most of their married life until they retired and moved to Cheyenne in 2009, to be closer to family and to have easier access to medical care. Their lives took a difficult turn last summer. Wyllie was diagnosed with rectal cancer. He underwent months of chemotherapy. During this time Wyllie was also diagnosed with heart disease, but he was too weak…

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Cheyenne Regional Medical Center to Host Butterfly Release on June 11

June 3, 2022 Cheyenne, WY—Families who have lost an infant or young child or who have experienced a miscarriage, stillbirth or ectopic pregnancy are invited to participate in Cheyenne Regional Medical Center’s butterfly release on June 11, 10 a.m. to noon, at the Warren Rest House in Holliday Park, at the corner of Alexander Ave. and East 19th St. “Bereaved families often value a ceremony like this that allows them to honor and celebrate their child’s memory,” said Jenny Ash, a CRMC labor and delivery nurse and perinatal coordinator. “For many, the butterfly release provides a time of support and…

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